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Why CIT?

A degree in CIT opens the door to anywhere you want to go!

All corporations in the world utilize the skills taught in this department to fill various positions. You and your degree in CIT are desired by companies all around the world! For more information about a few of these careers, visit the Careers page.

Love new technology? Then CIT is for you! See what previous students have said:

Student sharing why she studied CIT at BYU-Idaho. 

"When I came to BYU-Idaho, I knew that I liked computers and that I wanted to work with them in my career...

...but that was about the extent of my computer knowledge. I took my first programming class, and it was probably one of the most difficult things that I had ever done. I had NEVER written a single line of code, and all the 'most basic' programming principles, that most of my peers already understood, really challenged my understanding. I became discouraged. I asked myself, 'Was I supposed to know some programming skills before I enrolled in this class? Should I change my major?' But through encouragement from professors and my wife, I continued on. After several semesters at BYU-Idaho, I had learned so much about programming. I now have a programming job and have been offered a programming internship at a respected company.

I know that The Lord and the professors at BYU-Idaho want me to succeed, and if I keep showing up and have a good attitude, great things will happen."

Ben Davidson

"I left BYU-I in 2007 for Seattle to join the Boeing Information Technology (IT) rotation program...

I spent two years working in various organizations within IT.  In each rotation I took on a different job function - functional analysis, project management, enterprise architecture, and configuration managment.  Upon completion of the program, I took a full-time position as the program administrator for the rotations program.  After filling that role for a short time, I applied for and received a promotion to a first-line manager position.

The key things that I learned were how to collaborate and work with others, how to be adaptable and find solutions to business problems, and probably most importantly how to analyze a problem, identify a solution, and document requirements so others can understand them and perform their jobs. I know that using these skills and being willing to take on additional work have helped me to succeed."

Mark Warner's family

Mark G. Warner